Christmas Baby is 96

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.- Jean Paul 

Mom was born on Christmas day, 1919.
Today she’s celebrating her 96th birthday!
That translates to 35,064 days and 35,064 nights on this planet.
There have been exactly 1,187 full moons since she was born.

How many of them have you seen?

As fate would have it, mom will have a full moon shining over her on her birthday! The last Christmas full moon was in 1977. The next one will be in 2034.

Happy birthday, mom!

Here’s to many more full moons coming your way!

About Tom Laughon

Tom Laughon (Pronounced Lawn) is President of Catch Your Limit, an organization whose sole purpose is to guide and grow leaders. His journey from lead singer in a rock-n-roll band, to a successful career in marketing & advertising to consultant, strategist, keynote speaker, facilitator, professor and writer is a fascinating one. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Tom and his team guide organizations, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to national associations, to "catch their limit" in areas such as leadership development, creativity, innovation, teaming and transformational change. His commitment to "practice what he preaches" has made Catch Your Limit a petri dish for round-the-clock discovery and learning. The firm's brand reflects Tom's personal brand: Fun, Inspirational, Strategic & Hot!

8 responses »

  1. What a beautiful lady!


  2. Happy Birthday Helen. I loved talking with you today. Love, Chris


  3. Happy Birthday, Merry Christmas(a day late) and Happy New Year to Helen, Tom, and all the family. May you all feel God’s blessings now and always.

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  4. Merry Christmas & Happy Birthday Miss Helen👼

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  5. Spent Christmas with my 90 year old mom. She doesn’t want any of her friends to know she is that old!

    How you guys are happy healthy and have big fishing plans for 2016.


    • I understand your mom perfectly. I’m 90 and I don’t want my friends, family or Melissa to know I’m that old. We are doing great and looking forward to catching our limit when this damn Old Man Winter decides to move on! Hope all is well in your world! Cheers to a happy New Year!



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